This year Norbert Zonneveld received the IERC Honorary Award. He received the IERC Honorary Award in recognition of a career focused on the responsible recycling of Electronics. Norbert started his career in WEEE at Mirec. In 2004 he founded EERA, with other European recyclers and he was all these years the executive secretary of EERA. Through the past 14 years Norbert has contributed significantly to the development and evolution of the WEEE Directive, the development of recycling standards and provoked many discussions in the WEEE chain. Norbert dedicated this award to all the people involved in the WEEE industry.